Diazepam 2 mg is a prescription medication for the treatment of anxiety, insomnia, panic attacks, and symptoms of acute alcohol withdrawal. It is a medication of the benzodiazepine family that is known for its calming effect. You may also use this medication as a premedication for inducing sedation, amnesia before specific medical therapies.
It is the lowest dosage of Diazepam recommended as an initial dosage for the management of anxiety disorder. Duration of action and Half-life elimination
- For Sedation in Pediatric patients: 60 minutes to 120 minutes
- For status epilepticus: 15 minutes to 30 minutes
This medication has a biphasic half-life of about 1 to 3 days and 2 to 7 days for the active metabolite. The half-life of Diazepam may vary as per the physical and mental conditions of the individual.
How to take this Diazepam 2 mg?
Diazepam 2 mg is the lowest dosage of the medication which you can take at the prescription of your doctor. This dosage of Diazepam is available as a tablet form, which you may take by your mouth. You can use this medication with or without food as prescribed by your doctor. Taking a drug with food may reduce the risk of adverse effects.